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Flat White

How to protect yourself against risk

15 January 2024

3:00 AM

15 January 2024

3:00 AM

A formative incident for me happened when I was 25 while travelling through Turkey with a backpack.

The British owner of the Istanbul hostel where I was staying warned me to buy only Persian rugs that had a minimum number of knots per square inch of 100. I ventured out, looked around, and purchased a rug.

Upon returning, I showed it to the hostel owner.

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